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Ocean sustainability

Ocean commitment and controversy

Controversy pervaded the June 2022 UN Ocean Conference, with partisan alliances forming around burgeoning environmental and social issues. Yet, out of the talks, emerged strong aspirations across UN states and other stakeholders to restore and protect the ocean.

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Fig. 1: A portion of In Your Face – The Exhibition presented at Pavilhão do Conhecimento in Lisbon during the UN Ocean Conference.

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Levin, L.A. Ocean commitment and controversy. Nat. Geosci. 15, 754–755 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41561-022-01042-w

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